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Molding Manufacturing Engineer

Job Posting Title: Molding Manufacturing Engineer 

Job Code: 30003233   


Business Unit: SENSORS SOLUTIONS (50375931) 

Building: Jaquet Pratteln (S62) 

Band/Level: 5 

Hiring Manager: Daniel Wedele 

Recruiter: Inken Diederich 


Travel: Less than 10% 

Employee Referral Amount:  

Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years) 

Employment Experience: 3-5 years


Company Information

TE is now one of the largest sensor companies in the world, with innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform concepts into smart, connected creations. TE’s unmatched portfolio of intelligent, efficient and high-performing sensor solutions are used for customers across several industries, from automotive, industrial and commercial transportation and aerospace and defense, to medical solutions and consumer applications.

Job Overview
TE Connectivity's Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.
Responsibilities & Qualifications

For our Sensors BU we are looking for a Molding Manufacturing Engineer at our plant in Basel. With our Sensor Products, we are serving the Automotive and Industrial industry.




  • Has the technical responsibility for all molding- related production tools and processes (machine, tools, spare parts) for the Pratteln plant.
  • Leader on molding process- related topics in cross- funtional teams
  • Projects and studies management (Design, material, processes, specific flow- analysis) crossfit (internal/ external suppliers)
  • As the leader for the technical approach you will be responsible for defining the new machinery needs, the specification, conducting the acceptance tests and start- up procedure (especially molding related projects)
  • Responsible for the optimization and continuous improvement of existing or new coming manufacturing processes (especially molding).
  • Qualification and validation of processes, machines and tools for NPI (New Product Introduction) projects and management
  • Support on technical issues




  • Manufacturing, mechanical background / education; educational engineering level with focus on polymer technology or process technology is a clear advantage
  • Minimum 3 years' practical experience in a production, manufacturing industrial environment, automotive or electronic industry would be an asset
  • Fully and fast operational, a real plus is having experience in molding processes (tools, design, machines setup...) and polymer production processes (e.g. silicon, ceramic potting...)
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Self- starter and independant way of working
  • Time and Project Management driven approach
  • Team Player within cross- functional teams in an international environment
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written - fluent in English and German, French is an advantage
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Pratteln, BL, CH, 4133

Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  44940
Alternative Locations: 

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